October 19, 2012 11:02 ET

"Global Manufacturing: Current Reality and Emerging Trends" On-Demand Seminar Now Available via

TROY, MI--(Marketwire - Oct 19, 2012) -, a global business education platform, today announced leading global manufacturing and quality expert Michael L. Hetzel presented on the current state of global manufacturing. Hetzel is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank 7th District Industrial and Manufacturing Roundtables. 

Access to the 60-minute On-Demand Seminar "Global Manufacturing: Current Reality and Emerging Trends" is now available via the following link:

In this program, Hetzel reviews the current reality of manufacturing in China, Greater Asia, The Americas and Europe along with the present and expected trends emerging throughout the world. Viewers will receive information that will enable them to enhance their understanding of the present conditions and emerging trends in order to create and maintain effective manufacturing strategies, minimize total costs and anticipate potential supply chain disruptions that can lead to delivery delays, increased warranty costs and product recalls.

Hetzel is VP, Americas at Pro QC International, a third-party quality services firm with operations in over 30 countries. Prior to his 10 years at Pro QC Michael was President & CEO for over 9 years at Broadview Injection Molding Co. Inc., a supplier of precision injection molded plastic and stamped metal parts and subassemblies to first tier automotive suppliers including Eaton, Magneti Marelli, United Technologies Automotive, TRW TED, TRW VSSI and others.

Michael has lectured and published on the subjects of global manufacturing, trade and quality management in more than 5 countries.

A complete agenda, speaker's bio, list of upcoming Online Seminars and Audio Interviews, as well as access to 100+ On-Demand Seminars, are available at Additional global business topics are continuously added. The Company's seminars have been attended and viewed by executives from over 25 countries, thereby making these truly global programs. seminars have received "excellent" or "very good" ratings from 94 percent of more than 7,500 executives who have attended its conferences, seminars and online seminars. Additionally, 95 percent of online seminar attendees stated they would recommend them to colleagues, and 99% stated they would view upcoming seminars.

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